I was talking with a few friends yesterday and we were trying to think of products that our grandfathers would have used regularly that are fading away or are no longer existant today. We came up…Continue
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"Both my grandfathers passed on while I was very young, so I have no memory of them.
My mother and other relatives have shared with me their impressions of them so that I would have something to pass on about them to my kids:
They were both assholes."
"I never knew my grandfather (either of them; they both passed before i was born. From what i have heard of them, i think it a blessing in thin disguise). However, from my paternal grandfather, i was given his shaving brush and tobacco pipe. I…"
"Pocket Watch, handkerchief, pen knife, suspenders, notebook with important phone numbers, addresses, quotes, appointments, etc. He had a hanging calendar that he actually used. He always wore an American Flag pin on whatever suit he wore. He also…"
"Sure Brian. By uncommon (speaking pretty broadly) I mean a watch brand not commonly seen everyday (not just people wearing them but in advertising like you mentioned) in the USA. Luxury watches I would consider common (in the USA) would be…"
"I have watches from Molnija, Slava, Raketa, Poljot and Vostok, some pre-fall and some post-fall.
They're all based on Swiss calibers, the Poljot 3133, for example, being based on the Valjoux 7734, but modified to have a higher beat…"
"Could you define uncommon . I find that most brands target different demographic groups or throw there advertising budget to a particular region or country . When I travel abroad I always pop my head into the local watch store and will always see a…"
"For that matter I'm not sure that someone naive enough to believe someone on the internet they don't know is "happily" married merely because of say-so is really that experienced on the subject in question, I think it'd be…"
"I think you're misunderstanding the point; obviously couples will end up developing common interests in the natural course of things, however the trend today I see is folks who are seeking a partner looking for a specific "list" of…"
"If you want to know whether it works better to have common interests with a spouse, or not to, well, this is the sort of thing that evidence is relevant to. No need to speculate. Ask happily married people.
My wife and I have common…"
"Sounds good. :)
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